Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram `part of Islamic caliphate`: Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram`s leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video on Sunday.

Boko Haram leader proclaims `Islamic caliphate` in Nigeria

Boko Haram`s leader said he has created an Islamic caliphate in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month, in a video on Sunday.

Alarm, ridicule for declaration of Islamic state

An al-Qaida breakaway group`s formal declaration of an Islamic caliphate across the stretch of territory it controls in Syria and Iraq sparked celebrations among the group`s followers on Monday but condemnation and even ridicule from its rivals and authorities in Baghdad and Damascus.

Pak: Army brigadier conspired to create caliphate

A Pakistan Army brigadier is facing
court martial on charges of creating an Islamic caliphate.